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User Review  - lowie35 - LibraryThing

Read about Beverley Nichols some years back and was recently reminded of his country gardening books--so got my hands on a copy of Merry Hall. As an enthusiastic Downton Abbey fan and all things ... Read full review

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User Review  - maureene87 - LibraryThing

A memoir of Nichols’ house and garden. It’s written in a kind of arch, self-aware tone that I found amusing but which could just as easily have made me put the book down in annoyance. Still, if you’re ... Read full review

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User Review  - lycomayflower - LibraryThing

Husband: What's that you're reading? Me: *holds book up* It's about a guy gardening. Husband: *looks confused* Is it a novel? Me: Nope. Like a memoir. Guy buys a big Georgian house in the country in ... Read full review

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User Review  - NewsieQ - LibraryThing

Review of the Trilogy by Beverley Nichols: 1) Merry Hall, 2) Laughter on the Stairs and 3) Sunlight on the Lawn. This non-fiction trilogy (somewhat fictionalized, as it turns out) focuses on the years ... Read full review

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User Review  - whitreidtan - LibraryThing

The first in a trilogy, this lovely book chronicles Nichols' search for and purchase of a country freehold not too far from London where he can garden. Taking place not too long after the end of the ... Read full review


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